How to create municipal agricultural commissions & other tools to support farms in your town
**Postponed! This event will be rescheduled in January. Stay tuned for the date & time announcement soon **
Windham Town Hall, 8 School Street, Windham Maine
Co-Hosted by GrowSmart Maine & Maine Farmland Trust
Hear community & municipal leaders share policy approaches and practical ideas for ways communities and farmers can benefit from working together.
Stephanie Gilbert, Farm Viability & Farmland Protection Specialist with the Maine Dept. of Agriculture, Conservation, & Forestry will moderate this panel discussion, followed by ample time for audience Q&A and networking.
- Bud Benson, Town Planner, Town of Standish
- Rod Melanson, Planning Director, Town of Topsham
- Kate Newkirk, Co-Chair, Town of Winslow Agriculture Commission
10:00-10:15a Registration, Networking, Light Breakfast
10:15-11:45a Panel Presentations, Moderated Panel Discussion, and Audience Question & Answer
- Maine Farmland Trust & GrowSmart Maine Members: $15
- General Public: $25